Sean Kelly is delighted to announce that LA-based Courtney Treut has joined Sean Kelly, Los Angeles, as Senior Director.
Thomas Kelly, Partner and a Director of Sean Kelly, New York, is relocating to Los Angeles, with his family, to lead the new gallery. Together, he and Treut will develop and launch the new LA space in Hollywood at 1357 N Highland Avenue.
Announcing Courtney’s appointment, Thomas Kelly stated, “All of us at the gallery are delighted that Courtney has joined our growing team. She is a highly respected professional whose impeccable track record and extensive knowledge of the Los Angeles artistic community will be an invaluable asset to the gallery.” He continued, “Personally, I very much look forward to working with Courtney; I know she will contribute significantly to the gallery’s development, roster of artists, presence, and profile in the LA scene.”
Treut stated, “I am thrilled to join Sean Kelly Gallery in building a dynamic new space and program in LA at such a pivotal and exciting moment for contemporary art in this city. I have long been inspired and energized by the unique art community in Los Angeles and have been fortunate to work with some of the many talented artists here.”
Recently relocated from Tokyo to LA, Treut previously worked as a Director at Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles. Prior to that, she was a Director with Anton Kern Gallery, New York, where she worked closely with several California based artists. Treut began her career at Thea Westreich Art Advisory Services and David Zwirner, New York.
Sean Kelly stated, “The opening of the LA gallery is an exciting moment for us and our artists. It also represents a generational evolution as Thomas moves to LA to head up our west coast initiative. We are thrilled that Courtney is joining us; I know Thomas and Courtney will put together an exciting and dynamic program in Los Angeles, that builds on and furthers the legacy of our New York program.”
To reach Thomas Kelly, please email Thomas@seankellyla.com
To reach Courtney Treut, please email Courtney@seankellyla.com
For Media inquiries, please contact Adair Lentini at Adair@skny.com
Photography: Zen Studios LA Courtesy: Sean Kelly Gallery